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Oct 10, 2011 4:00am EDT
cult. john hendren joins us from washington. >> reporter: it's come to this. one prominent pastor who supports rick perry says rival mitt romney, a mormon, is not a christian. that brings up a topic usually only whispered in the campaigns. the "m" word is now out. >> in my estimation, mormonism is a cult. >> reporter: megachurch pastor robert jeffreys endorses rick perry. he describes mitt romney and john huntsman as being members of a cult. >> i want to thank you for a rousing introduction. he knocked it out of the park as we like to say. >> reporter: romney sought to rise, kennedy-like, above religi religion. >> let no agenda narrow our vision or drive us apart. >> reporter: a problem that some have among the faithful. >> the next president of the united states needs to be a man, i'm speaking generically, man of sincere, authentic, genuine christian faith. >> reporter: so is mormonism a cult. don't ask her man cain. >> he's a mormon. that much i know. i'm not going to do an analysis. >> reporter: don't ask michele bachmann. >> this is so inconsequential. >> i'm not an expert on morm
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 4:00am EDT
and one of his sons were dead. john hendren is joining us from washington this morning with the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, yunji, good morning, rob. libyan's flamboyant leader had been on the run for weeks. the end came at the people who he claim until the last, loved him. these are the final moments of moammar gadhafi's life. the libyan leader, the world's most-wanted man, is battered, dazed and visibly afraid. just months ago, gadhafi insisted these libyans, all libyans, adored him. >> i they love me all. >> but if they do love me -- >> they will die to protect me and my people. >> reporter: gadhafi's final hours began when revolutionary fighters raided his last stronghold. the dictator was shot in the head and died on his way to the hospital, but there's confli conflicticonflic conflicting accounts. this man takes credit for the final shot. the shot heard arnold the world. >> this is a momentous day in the history of libya. the dark tyranny has been lifted. and with this enormous promise, the libyan people have a great responsibility. >> reporter:
ABC
Oct 28, 2011 4:00am EDT
points yesterday. asian markets are also trading higher. karen travers are joining us from washington with more. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, yunji. it felt like the economy was on a rollercoaster ride all summer. but there's modest growth. and that's spurring growth in the markets. the struggling u.s. economy is showing signs of life. yesterday, the dow jones closed up 340 points, putting october to be on track for the single-best growth month for the market in 25 years. the wall street news was spurned by good news at home and overseas. from july to september, the american economy grew at a rate of 2.5%, driven mostly by consumer spending. >> i've been saving. and today, the price is right. the deal was good. >> reporter: people like allen goldberg are buying cars again. in fact, ford motor company posted its ninth-straight profitable quarter. and stores are starting to stock up for the holiday sales rush. >> you can only patch up the old pair of shoes or scratch the rust off the bumper of your car for so long. >> reporter: yesterday, european leaders announced a cr
ABC
Oct 17, 2011 4:00am EDT
popular and well-liked driver was killed. john hendren joins us live with the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning. it was supposed to be a showcase event for the struggling indy car series. but with speeds up to 225 miles an hour and a crowded field, aggressive driving was a worry from the start. drivers and indy fans called it the worst crash they had seen. >> cars in flames, wreckage, carnage. terrible. >> it's the most horrific race i have ever seen in my life. >> reporter: then came the tragic announcement. >> indy car is sad to announce that dan wheldon has passed away from unsurvivable injuries. >> reporter: he was trying win a share of a $5 million bonus when his car flow over another in lap 11. >> you know, one minute, you're joking around before driver intros. and the next -- dan's gone. ♪ >> reporter: fellow drivers and fans alike mourned the loss of the two-time indianapolis 500 winner. >> i think i'm getting old. i have been through too many of these already. you ask anybody in the field if we could choose way to go -- that's the way. >> we're all go
ABC
Oct 27, 2011 4:00am PDT
. abc's karen travers is joining us live from washington this morning with the stunning revelations. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, yunji. good morning, rob. bernie madoff's arrest tore his family apart. and now, we're learning that it drove him and his wife to the brink. on christmas eve 2008, burnive in and ruth madoff decided they had had enough. two weeks earlier, been been arrested and charged with running a multibillion-dollar ponzi scheme that bilked investors. according to a new interview ruth madoff did with cbs news' "60 minutes," she and her husband tried to kill themselves the night before christmas in their new york city penthouse apartment. >> we decided to kill ourselves because it was so horrendous what was happening. we had terrible phone calls. hate mail. just beyond anything. and i said i can't, i just can't go on anymore. >> reporter: ruth told cbs that she and her husband of 50 years decided together to swallow pills, including ambien and klonopin. but it wasn't enough. we took pills and woke up the next day. it was very impulsive. i'm glad we w
ABC
Oct 13, 2011 4:00am PDT
% cheaper. >> we do that story every year. prices never go down. >> no, no. unless you're using electricity. >> that's right. >>> overseas markets are mostly higher this morning, thanks to optimism about europe's financial problems. tokyo's nikkei average was up 84 points today. hong kong's hang seng gained 185. in london, the ftse opened higher. and on wall street, the dow rose 102 1/2 points yesterday. the nasdaq index ticked up 22. >>> after saying the wealthy don't pay enough taxes, billionaire warren buffett is revealing his income as an example. he says he made almost $63 million last year, of which almost $40 million was taxable. he paid just under $7 million in federal income tax or about 17%. >> wow. how does he do it? >> how does he do it? good problem to have, warren. >>> a texas woman is suing continental airlines, claiming she was traumatized by a bumpy flight. colleen o'neill says a normally 20-minute trip turned into a terrifying 2-hour ordeal, when the plane hit turbulence. o'neill says she shot she was going to die and claims she suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder.
ABC
Oct 4, 2011 4:00am PDT
that pretty quickly. >> i don't mind. i'm used to being an underdog. and i think at the end of the day, though, what people are going to say is, who's got a vision for the future that can actually help ordinary families recapture that american dream? >> reporter: george also asked the president about his backing for solyndra, the solar panel company that failed despite a billion dollars in government loans. the president says he doesn't regret helping the company because smaller businesses need help to compete with foreign companies. rob, back to you. >> john hendren in washington for us. thanks, john. >>> it appears that the president's much-touted jobs bill is dead in the house. republican leader eric cantor, says the bill taken as a hole, will never see the light of day. but it could be that lawmakers could vote on bits and pieces of the plan that both sides can agree on. >>> protests against wall street are spreading beyond new york city. dan harris has a look at the demonstration and what the protesters want. >> reporter: it started with fewer than a dozen college students. but wh
ABC
Oct 5, 2011 4:00am PDT
college, after all, the big question now is, what next? rob and tanya? >> john hendren, live for us this morning. thank you. >>> so, when could we hear more from amanda? and will she write a book? we'll get some answers later on "good morning america." >>> in other news this morning, the republican race for president is now refocusing on rick perry and mitt romney today, after a final decision from chris christie. the new jersey governor is saying definitively that he is not running for the white house. at least not this time. abc's jon karl was at the announcement. >> now is not my time. >> reporter: it was vintage christie. >> new jersey, whether you like it or not, you're stuck with me. >> reporter: republicans had literally begged him to run for president. >> please, sir, reconsider. don't even say anything tonight. go home and really think about it. >> reporter: he did reconsider. top supporters said they were convinced he would go for it and started preparing to launch a campaign. even his family was on board. >> mary pat woke me up at 6:00 in the morning and said, if you want
ABC
Oct 12, 2011 4:00am EDT
hendren breaks it down for us from washington. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, rob and tanya. it was a lively debate. but it failed to shake up the gop presidential field. the front-runner came out strong, as expected. and the insurgent from texas did not have the big night his supporters had hoped for. you know you're in the lead when you're taking fire from behind. herman cain, former ceo of got father's pizza took plenty for his 9-9-9 plan. >> 9% income flat tax. and a 9% national sales tax. >> you turn it upside down, i think the devil's in the details. >> i think it's a catchy phrase. i thought it was the price of the pizza. >> reporter: also coming out on top, front-runner, mitt romney, who had a simple talking point of his own. >> right now america's in crisis. if that does happen, i do. and i've done it. >> this is a two-person race. it's herman cain and mitt romney. a month ago, it was mitt romney and rick perry. >> reporter: hours earlier, romney captured the endorsement of the week. anyone hoping rick perry would capture the lead with his don't mess with texa
ABC
Oct 25, 2011 4:00am EDT
amazon and other big internet retailers. >>> and some good and bad news for us in the news business. people who use tablet computers are spending more time on news sites than on facebook. but they're reluctant to pay for the online news. that said, the percentage of tablet users who do pay for ns online is slowly increasing. pew research alsoéwep found web browsing beat apps when it comes to access%tçnews content. >> some news good. >>> when we come back, why starting today, the hpv vaccine may be recommended for girls and boys. >> fascinating medical story there. >>> on top of that, which team is in range of winning the world series? game five highlights coming up series? game five highlights coming up after the break. e's so much information out there. what's good for you today, is bad for you tomorrow. i had no idea what to choose. until i found pronutrients -- a new line of supplements from centrum, who i totally trust. omega-3 supports not only my heart, but my brain and my eyes too. probiotics helps with my digestive balance and my immune function. and fruit & veggie has ant
ABC
Oct 26, 2011 4:00am EDT
and pay it off more quickly. karen travers is with us from washington, with more on this news. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, yunji. this is part of the president's we can't wait theme. he's trying to work on initiatives he can put into motion now to help struggling americans without waiting for congress. earlier this week, it was struggling homeowners. today, president obama turned his focus to struggling college grads. he will outline his plan to give faster relief to americans drowning under student loans. the initiative will help consolidate loans, lower interest rates and lower monthly payments. recent grad, karen riley has $109,000 in student loans. she has just moved back home. >> we want a nice paying job where we can pay our bills. >> college students owe more than all the credit card debt in this country. today, president obama wraps up a west coast campaign swing, that included a stop at "the tonight show" with jay leno. >> have you been watching the gop debate? >> i'm going to wait until everybody's voted off the island. >> reporter: earlier, the pre
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 4:00am EDT
hopefuls, even though protesters have little use for any of them. john hendren has details. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, tanya. good morning, rob. frustration over the stagnant economy is really spilling out into the streets. but this movement isn't the tea party. it's like the tea party's liberal counterpart. >> united we stand. >> reporter: they are united in a growing national movement. >> this is a kind of revolution. power to the people. >> reporter: the wall street movement began with a few protesters in front of the new york stock exchange, and has become to occupy america. spreading to nashville. to cleveland. >> if we all had good-paying jobs, then we wouldn't be here. >> reporter: and as far as los angeles, a place with one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. they are the anti-tea party, protesting corporate greed and massive profits for bailed-out banks, a movement not embraced by many republicans. >> don't blame wall street. don't blame the big banks. if you don't have a job an you are not rich, blame yourself. >> reporter: they call the
ABC
Oct 19, 2011 4:00am EDT
? >> tell us more about this owner and this farm. did the authorities allow him to keep dangerous animals on his property? >> reporter: apparently, ohio has some of the loosest laws of exotic pets. but in this case, the guy had been ordered to remove those animals within 20 days. and the judge who sentenced him on weapons charges allowed him to avoid jail time to take care of those animals. about 100 of them in all. now, they're being tracked down by a s.w.a.t. team with night-vision goggles. >> unbelievable story. abc's john hendren, thanks so much. >>> later on "good morning america," we'll talk live with jack hanna about the danger the animals pose to the people who live nearby. we're live in ohio coming up at 7:00. >>> things got lively last night in las vegas, as most of the republican candidates for president took the stage. rick perry got pretty aggressive in his attacks on mitt romney, as well as herman cain. with more of the feisty back and forth, here's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: the republican debate got personal. >> mitt, you lose all of your standing from my pe
ABC
Oct 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
travers is joining us from washington with details. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, yunji. good morning, rob. the president unveiled his plan yesterday in las vegas, the nation's unofficial foreclosure capital. the goal is to help struggling americans. but it may also help the president. for the millions of americans who are drowning under the weight of their mortgages, president obama says help is on the way. >> this is going to help a lot more homeowners refinance at lower rates. >> reporter: the president unveiled a new plan that will make it easier to qualify for refinancing, even if the home is more than 125% of the current value of their home. >> if this initiative could keep 2%, 3% of the foreclosures from even happening, that has a profound effect. >> reporter: the plan is aimed at people like jan, whose florida home is worth $250,000, and has a mortgage of almost $300,000. she can't even get her bank to talk to her about refinancing without putting an additional $40,000 on the table. >> we did try a couple of times to do things. and the runaround we got from the b
ABC
Oct 31, 2011 4:00am EDT
parents and officials worry about safety. tahman bradley joins us this morning. >> reporter: good morning, the snow did not stick in washington but parts of maryland got half a foot of snow. the worst of it was farther north in new england. the monster nor'easter has passed. the damage remains. almost 3 million people without power. in southern new hampshire, some of the towns are still in the dark. nobody expected snow in october. >> i am so shocked. everybody is shock fpd trees are shocked. >> reporter: countless trees fell, tearing down power lines. in connecticut, utility crews are racing to restore power for nearly 1 million residents. >> no heat, no food no power. and it's october. >> reporter: downed power lines and blocked streets across the state could mag it too dangerous for trick or treating. >> we've left it up to municipal officials to call celebrations on or off of halloween events in their communities. >> reporter: the heaviest snow, which fell on saturday, caused a headache for travelers. a flight was diverted to hartford where people sat on the tarmac for seven hours. >>
ABC
Oct 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
romney and herman cain are at a virtual tie now for first place. abc's jon karl shows us why voters seem to be connecting with cain. >> reporter: the cain surge continues. over the weekend, republican crowds were loving it. >> stupid people are running america. >> reporter: the secret of cain's appeal, is the simplicity of his solutions. he's a hard-liner who makes you laugh. >> i would bring a sense of humor to the white house because america's too up tight. >> reporter: it was the approach he used during his successful run as ceo of godfather's pizza. he shut down underperforming stores. but also, serenaded pizza lovers. ♪ imagine there's no pizza >> reporter: cain's greatest asset is his personal story. he grew up dirt-poor in atlanta. his mother a maid. his father a barber, chauffeur and janitor. >> what do you mean i don't have a lot of sympathy for people who believes this country owes them something. >> reporter: self-reliance is cain's creed. many years ago, he was refused a hair cut in a whites-only barbershop. ever since, he has cut his own hair. five years ago, he had stage
ABC
Oct 6, 2011 4:00am EDT
by police immediately. nypd officers used force. this officer swinging his baton, striking some of the protesters. another aiming pepper spray at the crowd. >> i have pepper spray in my face. >> reporter: police are working right now to clear broadway. they're pushing the protesters back. they're arresting some. several protesters were loaded into police vans, headed for jail. when questioned about police actions, an nypd spokesman said they tried to rush the barricade. tension has been building between police and some of the protesters. >> let's go. >> reporter: as protesters line the sidewalks, chanting the slogan for some have come to symbolize this 2 1/2-week demonstration. what's the significance of going down that street? >> on the street, it's to deny the pressure that's being put on us by our own social position. >> reporter: what are you going to do if they don't let you go on to that street? >> we'll cross that bridge when we come to it. >> reporter: the peaceful protests turned violent. and the confrontations continue into the night. the new york police department made d
ABC
Oct 3, 2011 4:00am EDT
life. lama hasan joins us with more. >> reporter: the day of justice reads one of the local papers. amanda knox has arrived in court. she's been doing so in the last ten months during this appeal. she's described as looking tense and serious today. her defense team has begun their final rebuttal. followed by a statement from her then boyfriend raffaele sollecito. he's also convicted of murdering amanda's roommate in 2009. following that, amanda knox is expected to stand up in court, make a statement. statement in italian. she's been working on the the statement for several months. she'll express deep sorrow to the kercher family for losing their daughter. but she'll say she's not guilty. the jury will go and deliberate. it's two judges and six jurors. five women and won man. that's why, we think, the verdict will come within hours. they've been talking about the case throughout the appeals case. back to you. >> as today unfolds, what are the scenarios we could see as today moves forward? >> reporter: well, there are several options. likely scenarios, if you like. the judge might co
ABC
Oct 11, 2011 4:00am EDT
, there's an official facebook app for the ipad. for a year, users have been making use of third-party programs. there's no app tailored for android tablets. the ipad facebook app is free. >>> rosie o'donnell is back on tv with her own talk show. the show debuted last night on own, the oprah winfrey network. the cable channel has not been doing so well, though. averaging less than 250,000 viewers at night. reviews of the rosie show were mixed. some critics disliked the disorganized feel. >> go with the flow or you don't. >> actually oprah said she picked rosie to have her own show because rosie's talk show was the only one that came close to beating oprah back in the day. so, here we go again. >> see where it goes from here. >>> next on this tuesday morning, the effort to rescue a sickened scientist stuck on the south pole. >>> also, vitamin supplements actually increasing your risk of death from disease. we'll tell you which vitamins hen we come back. [ female announcer ] starbucks via® is planted the same... ♪ ...harvested the same... ♪ ...and roasted the same as our other premi
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Oct 13, 2011 4:00am EDT
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Oct 20, 2011 4:00am PDT
joining us from washington with more on this story. >> reporter: good morning. terry thompson's animal farm began in 1977, with a baby lion named simba he bought for his wife. it ended yesterday, in a massacre of animals one deputy said they were forced to carry out to protect the public. all but a handful of the exotic animals were dead. >> the black bear then did turn in my direction and ran directly towards me. i fortunately was able to draw my duty pistol, fired one shot, killing the animal instantly. >> reporter: six others, three leopards, a grizzly bear, and two monkeys were taken to the columbus zoo. the last fugitive, a monkey that might have had herpes, became the last supper for a dead tiger. they were deliberately released in a final act of spite by terry thompson, just released from prison for a gun felony. his wife, seen here hiding from cameras, left him a few months ago. thompson then killed himself, leaving his newly-freed lions, tigers and bears to terrorize suburban ohio. >> there's a lion on mt. perry road and gratiot. >> i've just seen a wolf. >> i seen one. looks
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Oct 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >> many of the buildings fell during the quake and trapped hundreds of people. tell us about the building codes, what kinds of materials they're using and what it's like there when it comes to earthquakes. >> a lot of people this mork and yesterday are points to relat e relatively lax building codes. they are on par with some found in the states. but they're routinely ignored. buildings are built out of poor materials, poor construction. there's little enforcement. a lot of though little villages will start reporting back with a high number of casualties. that's the main thing we'll watch for today. >> it will be a sobering few weeks in that country. thank you, alex, live from turkey this morning. >>> next, on to libya. it ebrated liberation day officially on sunday. overnight, a threat, reportedly from moammar gadhafi's son, saif al i had lam. he says he's inside libya preparing to retaliate. >> "this week" anchor christiane amanpour asked hillary clinton about a spectacle will. >> i know it was a great relief to millions of libyans that the past is finished and now they can mov
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Oct 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
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